Making the most out of October in Limassol: 5 places to visit
As summer turns to autumn, it’s nice to have a trip away, and Limassol is the perfect destination for this time of year. You’ll still find the weather lovely and warm, in fact, many say they prefer the autumn time as sometimes the blazing heat of the Cyprus summer sunshine can just get a little too much, particularly if you like to be active on your holidays. Being a year-round holiday destination, all the wonderful attractions of the area are still open in the autumn, and it’s likely that you’ll find everywhere less crowded than in peak season. So, if you’re looking for some places to visit in Limassol this year, read on for some inspiration. Which places will you put on your ‘must visit’ list?
One of the most visited sites in all of Cyprus, the archaeological remains of the city of Kourion are of huge historical interest. Before it was destroyed by an earthquake in 365 AD, Kourion was a hive of activity, and evidence of this is still visible with the stunning theatre that has been restored and is actually used for performances still. Located close to Limassol, for anyone staying the city, you really must include a visit to Kourion in your itinerary.
Take a road trip to Caledonia
For nature lovers, a trip to the Caledonia waterfalls is a must. These breathtaking falls are just a short drive away from Limassol and it’s a very pleasant journey. At 12 meters, these are the highest falls in all of Cyprus. You’ll find the falls partway along a beautiful nature trail, with plenty to see along the way.
Spend the day at the Moutagiaka Ranch
Just ten minutes’ drive from the centre of Limassol, Moutagiaka Ranch offers horse riding treks. The perfect way to explore the quiet country lanes of Cyprus and really get in touch with nature. It’s an amazing and tranquil experience. The perfect opportunity to make some fantastic memories.
Have a fun-filled excursion to Limassol Zoo
Set within a park, Limassol Zoo is great for families looking for an interesting day out. Here you can see flamingos, meerkats, monkeys, birds, reptiles, deer, turtles and more, in nicely designed, natural-looking enclosures. As well as the birds and animals, there’s also a children’s playground and a cafe on site.
Explore Limassol Marina
The opulent Limassol marina is a fabulous place to visit. Admire the luxury yachts, stop for a bite to eat at one of the many bars and restaurants with amazing sea views, partake in little retail therapy, or simply soak up the atmosphere. You’ll soon discover why Limassol marina has been dubbed one of the most attractive and outstanding projects in all of Europe.
Book your stay and explore Limassol this autumn
So you can see, there’s certainly no lack of things to do and places to visit in and around Limassol during the autumn months. The Ajax Hotel is the perfect base for your autumn trip to Limassol. You’ll find the hotel well located for all Limassol has to offer, and it’s also the ideal place to relax and unwind after a busy day touring the local attractions. With beautiful gardens, a stunning pool, an amazing luxury spa and delicious cuisine available, you’ll love Limassol and you’ll adore the Ajax Hotel.